Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, Olympia

4.9
#7 of 17 in Parks in Olympia
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area is a natural reserve in Olympia, Washington protected under the Washington Natural Areas Program. Once an important processing facility for the logging industry, it has been designated as the Weyerhaeuser South Bay Log Dump Rural Historic Landscape. Today the area is a renowned sanctuary for a variety of birds, harbor seals, river otters, bald eagles, and a colony of bats, as well as serving as an important great blue heron rookery. A recent conservation program in the area between the State of Washington and the Nature Conservancy is the first of its kind in the country.
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  • Easy short walk with views of the bay. Nice parking area and a canoe/statue was constructed out by the beach.  more »
  • Nice trails to clear your mind and appreciate the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Paved main trail that leads to a point where you can view an old railway. Vegetation in this conservation area is.....  more »

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